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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Helping students make the next STEP

The new STEP Support Programme aims to give all university applicants the opportunity to reach their mathematical potential, no matter what their educational background.

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'Globally unique': the Part III Masters course

One of the oldest taught masters courses in the world, Part III is also renowned for teaching cutting edge research that may not yet have even made it into the textbooks.

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Welcome to the Stats Lab

Richard Samworth, Professor of Statistical Science and new Director of the Statistical Laboratory, talks about the work of the world-leading research centre.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Richard Samworth, new Director of the Statistical Laboratory

Professor Richard Samworth discusses the work of the Statistical Laboratory and why it is important.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Natalia Berloff and quantum simulation

Professor Natalia Berloff talks about a new quantum device that can solve an NP hard problem using particles that are both light and matter.

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Quantum device solves very hard problem

Particles that are both light and matter help solve a problem from the infamous NP hard class.

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Colliding stars make light and waves

DAMTP researchers have contributed to the latest detection of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars.

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Fighting future pandemics

A groundbreaking citizen science collaboration with the BBC invites every adult in the UK to contribute to research to combat future pandemics.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Julia Gog and the BBC Pandemic project

Professor Julia Gog talks about the new BBC Pandemic project.

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LMS Popular Lecture: 'The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Physics in Mathematics' - David Tong

In his 2017 London Mathematical Society Popular Lecture, Professor David Tong explores the relationship between physics and mathematics, and how in the past few decades this has taken a surprising - and exciting - twist.

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